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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 134° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.3"969.50 miwest0° 09' 51.4"11.30 misouth969.22 mi
24 hours13° 54' 12.7"933.58 mieast3° 31' 42.6"242.63 misouth957.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 9:06 AM453 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 9:06 AM636 km395 miles344 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsMon 9:06 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouth S
DiliMon 8:36 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 9:36 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraMon 8:36 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 9:36 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 8:36 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorth N
MakassarMon 7:36 AM1942 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoMon 7:36 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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